Archive | 2012

HOLIDAY decorations

December 7, 2012 | by Kim

A Round-Up of DIY Wall Christmas Trees

branch christmas tree

Whether it is because you don’t have the space to put a big Christmas tree or to use as a secondary tree, [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

December 5, 2012 | by Kim

USA Bookshelf by Andrei Saltykov

america bookshelf by andrei saltykov

photo credits: Will Pryce for Grand Designs magazine, January 2013 The bookshelf in the shape of America that Russian-born architect Andrei Saltykov designed [...]

SPONSORED POST

December 4, 2012 | by Kim

The Gift of Giving with the Doves of Hope...

dove of hope program

During the holiday season, we are solicited to help the least fortunate ones. Besides helping the poor, there is another group that needs [...]

FAMILY, GAMES and Toys

December 4, 2012 | by Kim

Qubis Haus: from a coffee table to a dollhouse

qubis haus used a coffee table

Qubis Haus by Amy Whitworth £400 (approx. $650 USD as we speak) at Southbank Centre. One thing about young kid toys is that [...]

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FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

December 4, 2012 | by Kim

My Leek, Carrot, Turnip and Celery Soup Recipe

leek, carrot, turnip and celery soup

Every few weeks, I fill up a Le Creuset Dutch oven with fresh vegetables and make a big batch of soup. I [...]

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

November 29, 2012 | by Kim

At the Opening Night of Ethan Allen’s...

ming display sideboard with kim vallee at ethan allen

from left to right:  Maripier Morin (TV columinist), Valérie Taillefer and Jean Airoldi (TV hosts and couple), me (Kim Vallée) Vanessa Sicotte (TV host and [...]

MEDIA buzz

November 27, 2012 | by Kim

My Holiday Entertaining Tips for Coup de Pouce

kim vallee interview for coup de pouce decembre 2012

I just want to share an interview that I did for the magazine Coup de Pouce. I was happy to share my [...]

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FAMILY, KIDS products

November 27, 2012 | by Kim

Fun and Funky Medical Alert Bracelets for...

medical alert jewelry for girls

sourcing: Fruit Punch Medical ID Bracelet $49.95 | Tropics Stainless Steel Medical ID Cuff $39.95 at Lauren’s Hope I bet that you will not [...]

COOKBOOKS, FOOD + DRINK

November 26, 2012 | by Kim

Free Printables: Holiday Recipe Cards

holiday recipe card printables with an handwritten recipe

I am excited to share my first free printables of the holiday season. This year, I decided to design my own. I [...]

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ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY decorations

November 23, 2012 | by Kim

My Holiday Décor Started with an Evergreen...

christmas bouquet

I like to integrate small holiday elements into my home décor. Here is an evergreen bouquet that I put next to my [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

November 23, 2012 | by Kim

Pumpkin & Fennel Dukkah recipe

dukkah

I continue my series on easy holiday entertaining ideas with a Canadian twist on a popular Egyptian spice blend. This dukkah recipe [...]

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ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY decorations

November 16, 2012 | by Kim

At the Launch of a 2.0 Christmas Tree

christmas tree video games played on tablets at place montreal trust

Last night, my son and I attended a Christmas tree reveal party. The Christmas tree at Place Montreal Trust is 2.0; it is social and [...]

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